“Mermaid-hunter mouthful of comfrey in bloom/spitting out bumblebees”

From Fish Head by Sinéad McClure


A Writer of Things!

2022 Roscommon Chapbook Award Winner/2023 Saboteur Award Winner


Sinéad McClure’s writing is published on radio, and in anthologies, magazines and online including; The Honest Ulsterman, The Stinging Fly, Southword, Live Encounters, Poethead, Drawn to the Light, The Cormorant, Dodging the Rain, A New Ulster, StepAway Magazine, Ink, Sweat & Tears, Sonder Magazine and many other fine publications. She was the 2022 recipient of the Roscommon Bursary Award for her first solo chapbook The Word According to Crow. Her collaborative chapbook The songs I sing are sisters written with Cáit O’Neill McCullagh is a winner of a 2023 Saboteur Award.